High School Volleyball

There are coaches polls, RPIs, fan polls and something called “Pablo” out there that rank the top Division I college volleyball programs in the country. We wanted to be different as we re-vision how we cover college volleyball in 2018. Our first notion, having college “Insiders” help us with polling, was nixed by the NCAA. […]

There are coaches polls, RPIs, fan polls and something called “Pablo” out there that rank the top Division I college volleyball programs in the …

College Sports

Junior Manuela Nicolini, the 2017 MAAC Setter of the Year, is back and working to help Fairfield build on its 51-match unbeaten streak in conference play

Fairfield University will carry a 51-match conference winning streak, the longest in the nation, into the 2018 season. The Stags, who were 25-7 …

College Sports

Alyssa Hughes and her Jesuit teammates are on a mission this fall in Oregon.

As we build towards our national high school rankings release, beginning Monday, PrepVolleyball.com starts listing its pre-season top five teams from …

High School Sports

[Editor’s note: Tim O’Connell is a fourth-year head coach at DuPont Manual HS in Louisville and a longtime club coach for Asics KiVA. He submits articles on coaching and life periodically. Below is the most recent. Enjoy.] (Maybe, maybe not about volleyball. But, it’s a lesson in life that my players need to hear sometimes.) […]

<i>[Editor’s note: Tim O’Connell is a fourth-year head coach at DuPont Manual HS in Louisville and a longtime club coach for Asics KiVA. He submits</i> …

High School Sports

IMG Top 150 Players: Girls Class of 2020 | Club Soccer | Youth Soccer

TopDrawerSoccer continues the updates to the Top 150 Player Rankings, presented by IMG Academy, on Monday with an update to the Girls Class of 2020. …

Soccer

Senior MB Molly Livingstone, the pick for Big South Conference pre-season POY, is one of six starters returning for the Panthers in head coach Ryan Meek's first year at the school

In less than three years, Ryan Meek has gone from being a Division III head coach at Hendrix College in Arkansas to leading the prohibitive Big South …

College Sports

Plano West won its pre-season tournament, ASC/LISD Classic in Texas

We present our first weekend rewind of the season, a wrap-up from what was the second weekend of play for some teams across the country. In this …

High School Sports

Thea Sweder is not from Sweden. Nor way!

Let’s have a little fun today by discussing college volleyball’s best names. I asked college coaches yesterday and today to clue me in to those …

High School Sports

Georgia Murphy builds roots for The Woodlands to thrive

On Day 2 at the John Turner Classic (JTC), the field narrowed and teams tuned into their rhythm. With that, several stars emerged to help their teams …

High School Sports

USC OH Khalia Lanier hopes to get the Brent Crouch era off to a fast start with an opening-day win over No. 5 Kentucky

The NCAA Division I season opens up two weeks from today with a bang, as seven matches will pit teams ranked in the AVCA pre-season top 25 against …

High School Sports

Satasha Kostelecky (10, Decatur) defends Nnedi Okammor (19, Hebron) in the first match of JTC

The John Turner Classic (JTC), one of Texas’ premier high school pre-season tournaments, kicked off Thursday with an opening ceremony in which <b>Ebony</b> …

Mental Health

Kentucky, conference favorites in the SEC, landed three on the pre-season All-Conference Team

In my first year covering college volleyball, I am on what I call “A Journey To Knowing.” I spend a lot of my day learning about conferences, teams, …

High School Sports

Episcopal HS will soon give the magic penny to its seniors at JTC

To commemorate the 20th year of the Pearland tournament, it received a name change in 2017 to become the Adidas John Turner Classic (JTC). Now in its …

High School Sports

Northwestern State is looking for history to repeat itself in the Southland Conference

Let’s get started with another version of our College Volleyball Notebook.<p><b>Mick Haley Files Arbitration Claim Against ‘SC</b><p>Mick Haley, who spent 17 …

College Sports

We project a second consecutive trip to the tournament for the LSU Tigers

The start of the NCAA Division volleyball season is still three weeks away, but it is never too early to start talking about what all 330 of the …

College Sports

Northwest Rankin HS celebrates the taste of victory and an undefeated start to the 2018 season.

Friday August 3 is a day a handful of states kick off their high school volleyball seasons while certain schools in a few other states host one-day …

High School Sports

Stanford OH Kathryn Plummer was NCAA National POY in 2017 so it stands to reason she'd be our pick for pre-season POY in the Pac-12

PrepVolleyball.com unveils its picks for 2018 Player of the Year, Freshman of the Year and Breakthrough Player of the Year in the 32 NCAA Division I …

High School Sports

Katelyn Smith chooses USC, blowing away any other option.

Here are 45 commitments that we have received since last reporting on July 25. They will soon be added to our Master Commitment List, here.<p>Please …

High School Sports

Kate Grimmer (12) and Arizona Storm are set to be in Kansas City next year for the Triple Crown NIT.

July is officially over with, which means there really shouldn’t be any more club talk as we transition to high school and college. And still, we …

Kansas City

Lafayette Lancers lit it up in 2017... can they make 2018 even brighter?

It's August (already?) and to us, August means tryouts and then the beginning of volleyball season... so Season's Greetings to all!<p>We’ve asked high …

High School Sports

Premier Nebraska's outside hitter Lindsey Krause (4), who is committed to Nebraska, is among the 12 players picked for the YNT.

USA Volleyball named its 12-player Youth National Team roster for the upcoming 2018 NORCECA Girls’ 18U Continental Championships, which takes place …

Volleyball

We’ll be getting to our state-by-state previews starting next week. Then after that, our Pre-Season HS National Rankings. Until then, a friendly hello from myself, Chris Tobolski, as new endeavors are on the horizon. [HS Coaches: Please fill out our information form here if you haven’t already. Thanks!] As John Tawa wrote last month here, he’s […]

We’ll be getting to our state-by-state previews starting next week. Then after that, our Pre-Season HS National Rankings. Until then, a friendly …

High School Sports

A "hard day's" work deserves donuts!

<i>[Editor’s note: Tim O’Connell is a fourth-year head coach at DuPont Manual HS in Louisville and a longtime club coach for Asics KiVA. He submits</i> …

High School Sports

Alexandra Christman (6) goes on the attack for Elevation 15 Chicas, which is one of seven teams ranked from Ohio.

Going inside PrepVolleyball.com’s Final Rankings wraps up with the 15s Division.<p>You can find our No. 1 plus 79 more ranked teams and Honorable …

High School Sports

Assist from Sloane: thinking about pre-season like... 1, 2, 3, here we go!

The time is nearing (and here, in some cases) that high schools host open gyms, pre-season workouts, and ensuing try-outs. Many collegiate …

High School Sports

Caroline Zabroske (12) and her MAVS teammates might be No. 1 in the land, but the state of Kansas doesn't have another club in the Top 40.

Going inside PrepVolleyball.com’s Final Rankings continues with the 16s Division. You can find the 18s here and 17s here.<p>You can also find our No. 1 …

High School Sports

Brooklyn Poling chooses purple and gold in 2019.

Here are 36 commitments that we have received since last reporting on July 18. They will soon be added to our Master Commitment List, here.<p>Please …

High School Sports

Audrey Nalls (15) and Texas Image finished the highest among the 10 ranked teams from Texas.

Going inside PrepVolleyball.com’s Final Rankings started with the 18s Division and continues with the 17s.<p>You can find our No. 1 plus 79 more ranked …

High School Sports

This week we're featuring 10 teams who, in 2017, either won States (like Ursuline of Ohio, pictured) or were "almost there!"

We’ve asked high school coaches to begin thinking about the 2018 season to let us in on what it’s going to be like in the hunt for a championship …

High School Sports

At No. 8 in the country, Coast was the highest-ranked team among the 17 clubs listed from California.

PrepVolleyball.com’s Final Rankings started with the 18s Division.<p>You can find our season-ending No. 1 plus 79 more ranked teams and Honorable …

High School Sports